'The Burning: Collector's Edition' Blu-ray Features Finalized

Posted Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The supplements have now been fully detailed for the 1981 cult horror classic debuting on Blu-ray this May.

As previously reported, Scream Factory will release 'The Burning: Collector's Edition' on Blu-ray on May 21.

A group of summer camp pranksters get the scare of their lives when they target the camp's creepy caretaker...and he takes bloody revenge! "Gruesome" (The Hollywood Reporter) and "stomach-churning" (Boxoffice), this terrifying tale is "a brilliant slasher flick [and] gory as hell" (slasherpool.com)!

After a cruel joke goes awry, severely burning him and subjecting him to five years of intensive, unsuccessful skin graft treatments, Cropsy (Lou David) is back at camp...and ready to wreak havoc on those who scarred him! With his hedge clippers in hand, he terrorizes the camp and systematically mutilates each victim. Can a few courageous campers save themselves and destroy this demented madman before he kills them all?

Starring Brian Matthews ('Crime Stopper'), Leah Ayres ('Bloodsport'), Brian Backer ('Fast Times At Ridgemont High'), Larry Joshua ('Dances With Wolves') and featuring early film appearances by Fisher Stevens ('Short Circuit'), Jason Alexander ('Seinfeld') and Holly Hunter ('Raising Arizona'), 'The Burning' is a “grim and nasty movie [that] gets under your skin” (efilmcritic.com)!

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio Mono soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio Commentary with Director Tony Maylam and International Film Journalist Alan Jones; Audio Commentary with stars Shelley Bruce and Bonnie Deroski; Blood ‘n’ Fire Memories – A detailed look at the creation of the film’s make-up effects with Special Effects Artist Tom Savini; Slash & Cut – An interview with editor Jack Sholder; Cropsy Speaks – An interview with actor Lou David; Summer Camp Nightmare – An interview with actress Leah Ayres; Behind-the-Scenes Footage; Theatrical Trailer; Make-Up Effects and Poster Still Galleries.

Avid movie fans and collectors take note: those who order 'The Burning Collector’s Edition' Blu-ray™ + DVD combo pack from ShoutFactory.com will receive the exclusive 18”x 24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! Only 300 posters will be printed, so these are only available while supplies last.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.93.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Burning: Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 21.

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The Burning: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
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